Vacation in Kashmir💓: The heaven on Earth -- Peace✌️, Unwind😇, and Reconnect🙏:

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7 Days30 Days!

Extra Cancellation Days
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What's special?
special Asia's highest cable car ride
special Boathouse stay | floating market
special Horse riding in the valley
➡️Why Kashmir: Kashmir is the most picturesque destination with valleys, mountains, streams, lakes, floating markets, snowsports, culture, and offbeat locations. ➡️Why India: The most diversified country, both culturally and geographically, in the world. In a span of few miles, language changes, cuisine changes, culture changes, festival changes, history changes, climate changes. What remains unchanged is the warmth and welcoming vibe of India🙏 ➡️ Visa: Straightforward Indian e-visa service for nationals of 166 eligible countries to apply online easily. E-Visa application process: Apply online --> Pay nominal eVisa fee --> Receive Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) via email --> Fly To India. So simple! (Print ETA and present at Immigration Checkpost where eVisa will be stamped on passport.) ➡️ What will we do? 1) Enjoy the deluxe stay at serene locations with lakes, valleys, mountains and wterfalls. A very good breakfast included in most locations. 2) Enjoy the UNESCO world heritage sites all through the trip: Qutub Minar, Red Fort, and Mughal Gardens to name a few! Visit the astronomical observatories, forts, palaces, museums, wildlife sanctuaries, natural parks and more. 3) Night life: Enjoy the nightlife, disco, light & music show or other cultural dance programmes on offer. Socialize and make friends, have fun! 4) Activities: Gondola ride, horse riding, bird watching, shikara boating, hiking, skiing, sledding, and other adventure sports. 5) Food: Go crazy in your food selection, North Indian, South Indian, Gujarati, Rajasthani, Punjabi, Bengali, Kashmiri, street food, Chinese, Italian and Continental dishes. Enjoy local food in remote areas. 6) Shopping: Arts & crafts, malls, street side shopping, floating markets in Dal lake etc. 7) Explore: Scenic vallies, natural parks, waterfalls, narrow streams, rocky terrains and glaciers around the Himalayas. 8) Meditate, yoga, peace, spirituality: Connect with your inner self. Experience peace, meditate, yoga! Realise, I am one with the universe, and the universe is one with me! ➡️ Where will we stay? Deluxe shared rooms with cozy ambience for a relaxed experience. Real pictures included--subject to availability--or an equivalent arrangement. The intention is to connect with locals, learn about their place, and experience their culture, cuisine, and crafts; therefore, we shall lookout for residential stays with locals wherever possible. However, by informing early, a TripMate may choose to upgrade to a private room in the same facility by paying 79 Euros/day extra. (Subject to availability) ➡️ How will we get around? Cars with drivers, trains will be booked around most destinations. Taxis, auto rickshaws etc, can be used for local conveyance. ➡️ Who can join? I am seeking like-minded people who are fun-loving, sociable in nature and inclined to companionship with others. See you soon!

➡️ About me: I am a simple, happy and contented person. An explorer at heart. I love to explore different countries, cultures and people. I have a simple rule: Those who are weak, give them a helping hand; those who are good, be friends with them; those who are wicked, simply ignore!

➡️ Planning and communication: Save the trip! Ask me trip-related questions in the Q&A section, or send me a private message on JoinMyTrip! Once you join, I'll add you to the chat group for trip related questions before arrival. You'll also get to know your TripMates.🙂 ➡️ What next? Would you like to join me? Send me a message after reserving your spot, I'm looking forward to meeting you!

What's included?
Flight from Delhi to Srinagar
Deluxe Accommodation (Shared rooms)
A very good breakfast included
Airport transfers (pickup)
Car with driver between stops
Health insurance for Austrians & Germans
Gondola ride
Horse Riding
Skiing / Sledding / Snowboarding
Shikara boating / DalLake houseboat-stay
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Trip Itinerary
1

Delhi

Day 1-3
Day 1: We meet up and stay in Delhi--the capital of the world's largest democracy and a classic blend of history and urban culture. The day begins with light ice-breaking sessions where we get to know each other. 4 pm Delhi Haat: Start your journey with Delhi Haat. It is a one-stop destination for shopping, dining, and watching cultural performances. The handicraft market is the star attraction and offers some of the best buys. 6 pm India Gate: Take a drive to the India Gate, about 10 minutes away, and see the stunning archway bathed in soft golden light and glistening against the dark sky. 8 pm Local markets: Street shopping at South Delhi markets such as Lajpat Nagar, Sarojini Nagar and South Ex. Explore these markets, for the best street food joints and a colourful maze of shops. While South Ex hosts high-end brands, Sarojini Nagar is a great stopover to indulge in Delhi’s culture of street shopping. 10 pm Delhi nightlife: Khan Market is a great spot to explore the nightlife of Delhi. Several lounges, pubs, socials and cafés offer the best of music, food and drinks. Explore local food, and party late night--How about Disco? Day 2: Start your day by exploring the Rajpath's landmark sites like Rashtrapati Bhavan. To explore the best of Delhi, start early. That is before traffic hits the road; get the most amazing sun-lit pictures in front of landmark buildings: Visit Old Delhi's cultural delights like Jama Masjid, Purana Qila, etc., which are famous heritage structures. Qutub Minar--UNESCO World Heritage Site: Visit to the iconic Qutub Minar, the tallest brick minaret in the world. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it remains one of the most magnificent buildings of India from the medieval era. Another attraction here is the Qutub complex that houses a number of monuments. One of the most popular among these is the Iron Pillar, also known as the Ashoka Pillar, which dates back to the 4th century. 10 am: Return to the hotel for a very good breakfast. 12 Noon: Red Fort--Unesco world heritage site: 1PM Chandni Chowk (Lunch): visit the food havens of the capital and treat your taste buds by indulging in the gastronomic delights of Chandni Chowk. Iconic food stalls serving chole bhature (chickpeas with fried rice flour bread), parantha (stuffed flatbreads), chaat, allo-kachori (deep – fried pastry served with potato gravy) etc., will give you a culinary experience beyond belief. 2 pm: Visit the Jantar Mantar, one of the five astronomical observatories built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur. In the evening, visit local malls, just chill with TripMates and have fun!
2

Srinagar

Day 3-4
Day 3: • Arrival in Srinagar: we’ll land at the Sheikh Ul Alam International Airport, which is a 30-minute drive from the city center. (Alternatively, if we choose to come by road, for fun, we take a train to Jammu, and then continue by road approximately 6 to 12 hours by taxi or bus). • Dal Lake: Check in to the hotel or houseboat near the iconic Dal Lake. Enjoy the serene beauty of the lake, take a shikara ride, and explore the floating markets. • Shankaracharya Temple: Visit this ancient temple perched on a hilltop for panoramic views of Srinagar. • Mughal Gardens: Explore the beautiful Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh, Mughal-style terraced gardens. • Local Cuisine: Don’t miss out on trying authentic Kashmiri cuisine
3

Gulmarg

Day 4-6
Day 4-5 Gulmarg (an enchanting town, and the hub for snow activities like skiing, snowboarding, snowbiking and sledding) • Drive from Srinagar to Gulmarg 51 Kms (1 hr 23 min): A scenic drive, in the morning, will take us to Gulmarg, known for its lush meadows and snow-capped peaks. Check-in. • Gondola Ride: Take the Gulmarg Gondola (Asia's highest cable car) to reach the highest point and enjoy breathtaking views. We'll try to book early morning slot (8-9 am) for Gondola ride. Phase 1 Gulmarg to Kongdori 2091 meters. Phase 2 Kong Dori to Aparwat 2540 meters. • Golf Course: Visit the world’s highest golf course. • Strawberry Valley: Explore the picturesque Strawberry Valley, lush meadows and pine forests.
4

Pahalgam

Day 6-8
Day 6-7 • Gulmarg to Pahalgam drive 140 kms (3 hr 11 min): Drive to Pahalgam, a charming town surrounded by pine forests and the Lidder River. (Valley of shepherds, saffron fields) • Betaab Valley: Visit the scenic Betaab Valley. • Aru Valley: Enjoy a leisurely stroll and soak in the serene ambiance of lesser-known Aru Valley. • Chandanwari: During the right season, consider a trek to Chandanwari. (The starting point of the Amarnath Yatra) • Baisaran Valley (mini Switzerland): Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of this meadow.
5

Sonamarg, Kashmir

Day 8-10
Day 8-9: Sonamarg • Sonamarg: Drive to Sonamarg, known as the “Meadow of Gold.” • Thajiwas Glacier: Take a pony ride to the Thajiwas Glacier. • Zoji La Pass: Enjoy the scenic drive through the Zoji La Pass.
6

Sheikh Ul Alam International Airport

Day 10
Day 10 - We travel to Srinagar International Airport to return back home. Do you have your returns planned from Mumbai or Delhi? This international airport is well connected. ➡️ We met as TripMates, became friends on the way, and travelled as one family. Have a safe journey back home. Or join my next trip and continue. See you in the next trip. Namaste!
Trip Summary
Accommodation
Hotel & Apartments & Other
10 days trip
Delhi, Srinagar & 4 more
Transportation
Car
What's excluded?
International flights
Personal expenses
Fun with food (10 day-meals) @ €199/-
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